Jump on one of Cripple Creek and Victor Narrow Gauge Railroad’s 15 ton Iron Horses and have a fun and relaxing 45-minute trip through the heritage of Cripple Creek behind Pikes Peak. Just a short drive from Colorado Springs, Cripple Creek and Victor Narrow Gauge Railroad is one of the top Cripple Creek attractions for you and your family!
Since 1967, the Cripple Creek and Victor Narrow Gauge Railroad has been carrying passengers around the gold-rush town of Cripple Creek, which is full of ups and downs, highs and lows, fame and fortune and fires and losses. Cripple Creek’s history is as rich as the gold coming out of the mines. Learn about Cripple Creek on this 45-minute journey via open train car.
Learn more about the Cripple Creek and Victor Narrow Gauge Railroad, one of the best Cripple Creek attractions! Stop by when you’re in Cripple Creek by finding them on our map, make a reservation to ride their train or give them a call at 719.689.2640. Their website has some great images to help you plan your trip if you need more information.
All-aboard this spectacular 45-minute trip of beautiful colors and fascinating experiences… the old steam engine with its pillaring smoke, sounds of steam and working steel… all the effects familiar to the hardy miners who rode the Midland Terminal roadbed when Cripple Creek District’s population approached over 50,000.
This unique four-mile round-trip includes an interesting and educational narration on the rich history only a dynamic gold town could produce. Also stops for special points of interest, impressive photo spots, and Echo valley.
Ride a real steam engine! Leaving every 40 minutes in the summer and mid-fall seasons, the Cripple Creek and Victor Narrow Gauge Railroad is a great family-friendly trip! Little ones will love riding on the 15-ton steam locomotive while the older kids will love learning about the gold rush era of Cripple Creek.From almost becoming Colorado’s state capitol over Denver to having 50,000 residents at on point, learn about the boom of Cripple Creek.
From train t-shirts, books and logo items to Thomas the Tank items and more, the gift shop at the Cripple Creek and Victor Narrow Gauge Railroad has something for everyone. You can even load-up on snacks and drinks for your train trip.